Latest News, Breaking News, Global News- February 8, 2023
This past Saturday, US fighter jets shot down what they believed to be a Chinese spy balloon over the Atlantic Ocean, and on Tuesday, the US Navy released photos of the recovery operation.
Numerous photographs of the balloon’s large debris being loaded into a boat were posted on Facebook by the United States Fleet Forces Command.
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2-Akshay Kumar Steps on an Indian Map, Gets Criticized
Once again, Akshay Kumar is the target of online harassment. New promotional footage for The Entertainers’ North American tour has drawn criticism from some online users who say that one of the actors inappropriately steps on India’s territory. An international airline that Akshay was promoting had announced a world tour for March, and he was there to kick things off.
3-Adil Khan Durrani, Rakhi Sawant’s husband, has been arrested after she filed a First Information Report (FIR) against him
Adil Durrani, Rakhi Sawant’s husband, has been arrested by the Oshiwara Police after the actress filed a complaint against him.
After her time on Bigg Boss, the former contestant claimed that she and Adil’s relationship had soured.
After much deliberation, she decided to file a police report against Adil.
He was arrested this morning, February 7th, by the police.
4-Salman Rushdie discusses assault with a knife before releasing his novel Victory City.
This time last year, British author Salman Rushdie was the victim of a brutal knife attack. Despite having a new novel, “Victory City,” coming out on Monday, he stated in an interview published on Monday that he has found it “very difficult” to write since being stabbed last year.
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With the successful landing of a MiG-29K on the indigenously-built aircraft carrier INS Vikrant by Naval Pilots, India took a major step towards operationalizing the Indigenous Aircraft Carrier and boosting the Navy’s Combat Readiness. Indian Navy’s Twitter account featured a video of a MiG-29K landing on the ship INS Vikrant.
6-Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla reprimands Rahul Gandhi over “Modi-Adani” posters
Rahul Gandhi, a member of the Congress party, criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament for his handling of the ongoing Gautam Adani scandal. During his fiery speech, Gandhi displayed posters reading “Modi and Adani,” alleging that the prime minister and the businessman have close ties. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla responded by threatening Rahul with “Adani-Gehlot” posters from the BJP.
7-A former auditor for KCR’s daughter has been arrested by the CBI in connection with the Delhi liquor policy case.
CBI agents from Telangana flew a chartered accountant who had worked for KCR’s daughter K Kavitha to Delhi, where he was arrested in connection with the Delhi liquor policy case. The CBI claims that the “South Group” was represented in court by K Kavitha’s former auditor, Butchi Babu. After a CBI probe was ordered by the capital’s Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena, a representative of the BJP-led central government, the AAP government withdrew the policy last year.
8-As Assam continues its crackdown on child marriage, eight temporary prisons have been built.
Workers were busy shovelling, and dozens of asbestos sheets were strewn about as they prepared to turn the grassy Silchar ground into a temporary prison for those detained in the crackdown against child marriage. The massive crackdown on child marriages in the state has led to the arrest of over 2,500 people. According to police sources, the makeshift prisons will be operational within the next day or so.
9-India Sends Fourth Indian Air Force Plane to Turkey for Earthquake Relief
India has continued its aid to earthquake-stricken Turkey by sending a fourth Indian Air Force plane with supplies and rescue workers. A tweet by Ministry of External Affairs spokesman Arindam Bagchi confirmed that a medical team of 54 Indian Army personnel and various pieces of equipment had been sent to Turkey via the fourth IAF aircraft.
10-“No Regret for Using Unparliamentary Words”: TMC MP Mahua Defiant on Abuse in Parliament
On Tuesday, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mahua Moitra caused a scene in Lok Sabha by using a “offensive” word during the ongoing Budget Session. The BJP’s top officials demanded an apology from Mahua Moitra after their party members voiced strong disapproval of her comment.
While TDP leader K Ram Mohan Naidu was speaking in the Lok Sabha, a microphone captured Mahua Moitra’s abusive rant.
11-For his comments about Prime Minister Modi, Rahul Gandhi will face a breach of privilege motion from the BJP.
Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker Nishikant Dubey has called Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in parliament over his ties to businessman Gautam Adani “misleading, insulting, and immoral,” and has demanded that Gandhi be held accountable for the comments. Mr. Dubey wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla, accusing Rahul Gandhi of breaking the law by “misleading the house” and accusing Prime Minister Modi of crony capitalism without “documented evidence.”